The Wraith appears to be an undead ghost-like mob that resembles a skeleton but composed of a skull and a small rib cage. It wears a blue hood over itself that glows and has two small hands.
- Creeper Woods (Adventure or Apocalypse)
- Creepy Crypt (Adventure or Apocalypse)
- Woodland Mansion
- Woodland Prison
- Desert Temple
- Lower Temple
- Highblock Halls
- Panda Plateau
- Overgrown Temple
- Frosted Fjord (ambush in a secret area or rarely at the end of the mission)
- Lone Fortress (Summoned by Wretched Wraith)
- Soul Sand Valley
- Abyssal Monument (Secret area)
- The Stronghold
- Sometimes in other levels during Daily Trials
The Wraith attacks their target by creating a 3-by-3 area of scorching blue flames on the ground under the hero. The flames burn them and cause damage over time. Attacking or stunning the wraith while it is trying to attack will cancel the attack.
The Wraith can teleport away from targets if they get too close. Wraiths are immune to their own blue flames and enchanted fire from other mobs. Attacking or stunning a wraith while it is teleporting will cancel the teleport, but the wraith remains invisible for a few seconds. It’s not known if this is intentional or not.
In Arcade, they have an exclusive ability to breathe fire when a hero is near it.
Upon defeating the Ancient Terror, a gilded variant of the following items will drop as a reward:
- The blue flames the wraith summons appears to be soul fire. Minecraft Dungeons was announced, and in development, quite some time before the Nether Update and soul fire were announced, however.
- Some of the sounds resemble that of a ghast from the base game.